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Substitute Teaching -Weekend
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Substitute Teaching -Weekend

$85

with Linda Irick

Calendar Current session started Jan 10, 2020 at 6 pm

This community class meets the requirements of “at least 24 hours of school district in-service training” as mentioned on the state of Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board website. This class is designed to prepare students to become substitute teachers.

*** The weekend version of the course will meet on two weekends to accomplish the required hours. Friday nights will be 6-9pm and Saturdays will be 8am to 5pm with a working lunch. You must bring your own lunch on Saturdays. *** Class dates are Jan 10/11 and Jan 17/18, 2020.

It will cover the use and application of lesson plans, elements of instruction, emergency plans, classroom organization and behavior management skills. Students will learn about duties and job descriptions for all levels. Successful completion of the course is based on attendance. Become a substitute teacher with your high school diploma (or High School Equivalency) and this class. Upon completion and with additional observation time, you can meet the requirements to become a certified substitute teacher in the state of Wyoming. Additionally, you will be required to undergo background checks to work in local school districts. PLEASE NOTE - All current state requirements to gain your Substitute Teaching Permit are listed online at ptsb.state.wy.us. Requirements are subject to change. If you are not certain of your current eligibility to become a substitute teacher in Wyoming, please check with the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board. If you have ever been a substitute teacher before, and your certification has lapsed, this class is not for RE-certification.

 

Art with Randi

$40

with Randi Egley

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2020 at 6 pm
3 additional sessions through Apr 14, 2020

Randi will guide students to experiment with a variety of artistic techniques and blend art history lessons with hands-on instruction. Kids will learn to express themselves through engaging, creative art projects using various mediums each month and might include acrylics, charcoals, watercolors, painting and drawing. Each month will be a different seasonal project and include inspiration from a different art icon. Supplies are included in the cost, so the only things kiddos need to bring are their enthusiasm and creativity. For ages 8-12.

Adult Ceramics - Hand Building

$60

with Shanoa Gardiner

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 23, 2020 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Mar 26, 2020

Hand Building will be an opportunity for students to work with clay as an art medium. Each student will become familiar with the basic methods of construction. The class format will have instruction during the first hour and guided work time during the second hour. You will not be using the wheel but instead will focus on using your hands with coil construction and slab methods. As well as surface application of Scraffito, transfers and glazing. Students must purchase a 25-pound bag of clay for $20 on the first night of class.
No class on April 30, 2020.

Adult Ceramics - Wheel Throw

$75

with Shanoa Gardiner

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 23, 2020 at 7 pm
1 additional session on Mar 26, 2020

Whether you are a total beginner or an experienced potter – you are welcome to come enjoy, learn and create! Students will learn to center pottery on the wheel and lots of techniques to make your clay into something new. Bring a friend and come create some unique pieces of pottery! Completed projects will be fired and glazed. Students must purchase a 25-pound bag of clay for $20 on the first night of class.
No class on April 30, 2020.

Creative Writing

$40

with Kaitlin Bluemel Ciminelli

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Take lessons in creative writing. I will cover poetry and short stories in this class using key concepts to keep your readers involved and help you on your way to discovering your passion for writing. Be prepared for journaling and writing prompts. If you love writing but don't know where to start - this is the class for you!

Big & Little Hands Pottery

$60

with Shanoa Gardiner

Calendar Next session starts Feb 1, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bring one of your favorite kiddos to class and be inspired together while you make colorful memories. Come ready to make one project each on the wheel from start to finish. They can be matching or different but they are sure to be a special set. I will teach you both to throw a pottery piece, fire and glaze it. Items will be dishwasher safe and ready for your enjoyment! This is one registration for each (child/adult) pair. For K-6th and child must be accompanied by an adult. Class is Feb 1 and Feb 8, Saturdays 9:30am to noon and Pick up finished projects on Feb 10, 5:30-6:30pm.

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Basketball Fundamentals (2nd-4th)

$60

with Whitney Snyder

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 4, 2020 at 4 pm
1 additional session on May 5, 2020

This class is for 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade girls. We will work with your athlete on the basic fundamentals of basketball. This is a great place to start for beginners. We will focus on dribbling, passing, shooting and defense.

Basketball Fundamentals (5th-6th)

$60

with Whitney Snyder

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 4, 2020 at 5 pm
1 additional session on May 5, 2020

This class is for 5th and 6th grade girls. We will work with your athlete on the basic fundamentals of basketball as well as game play, team work and sportsmanship. This is a great place to start for beginners as well as those who have a bit of basketball experience but just need more time on the court before the school team season starts.





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